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Rental Channel
AFR Furniture Rental Acquires Aaron's Office Furniture
Wednesday September 5, 2012 
Deal includes all active lease agreements.

Aaron's to Exit Office-Furniture Operations
Tuesday June 29, 2010 
During Q2 the company closed all but four of its Aaron's Office Furniture stores and plans to have the remaining stores closed by September 30, 2010.

Aaron's Reports Record First Quarter Results
Tuesday April 27, 2010 
The revenues of the Aaron's Office Furniture stores however decreased 28% to $3.9 million in the first quarter of 2010 compared to $5.4 million in the first quarter of 2009.

Aaron's Reports Fourth Quarter Sale Rose 10%
Tuesday February 16, 2010 
Aaron's Office Furniture revenues for the year declined 25% to $16.5 million compared to $22.1 million a year ago.

Aaron's Named Company of the Year by Business to Business in Atlanta
Thursday January 21, 2010 
The "Company of the Year" honor represents a company or organization that demonstrates strong financial performance and growth, as well as innovation in its industry

Aaron's Announces Third Quarter Revenues Climbed 7%
Wednesday October 21, 2009 
Aaron's Office Furniture store sales decreased 34% to $3.5 million in the third quarter of 2009 compared to $5.3 million in the comparable period in 2008.

Aaron's, Inc. Expects Positive Same Store Revenue Growth in Third Quarter
Wednesday September 23, 2009 
Aaron's expectations for third quarter 2009 - same store revenue growth.

Aaron's Reports Revenues Increase 8%
Tuesday July 21, 2009 
Aaron's Office Furniture stores sales fall.

Aaron's Revenues Up 15% in Quarter
Tuesday April 28, 2009 
Rental is where the action is.

Furniture Rental Contract Awarded
Monday April 27, 2009 
American Furniture Rentals has been awarded a contract to rent office furniture to the federal government.

Aaron Rents Revenues climb 11% in latest Quarter
Tuesday February 17, 2009 
Net earnings were $21.1 million versus $15.5 million last year.

Aaron Rents raises 2009 Earnings Guidance
Monday December 22, 2008 
Demand for furniture and appliance rentals continues to grow in a worsening economy.

Warren Buffett's CORT buys Aaron Rents Corporate Furnishings Division
Monday November 10, 2008 
CORT says it is following the strategies espoused by its parent company, Berkshire Hathaway.

Aaron Rents Sells Corporate Furnishings Division to CORT
Monday September 15, 2008 
Furniture renter agreed to sell its unit to rival for about $72 million in an attempt to focus on Aaron's sales & lease ownership unit.

Aaron Rents Reports Revenues Up 15%
Wednesday July 23, 2008 
Same store revenues increased 4.1% during the second quarter of 2008 compared to the same quarter a year ago.

Aaron Rents Revenues Climb, Net Falls
Wednesday April 23, 2008 
Franchised stores once again outperformed company-operated stores.

Aaron Rents Reports Revenues up 14% for Quarter and 13% for Year
Wednesday February 20, 2008 
During the quarter two new Aaron's Office Furniture stores were opened.

Aaron Rents Expects Lower 4Q Profit
Monday January 28, 2008 
The company does expect that revenues and earnings for the entire 2008 year will again reach record levels.

Aaron Rents Expects Lower 4Q Profit
Tuesday January 22, 2008 
Aaron Rents previews fourth quarter and fiscal year results; revenues up 14% for quarter; same store revenues up 3.9%.

Aaron Rents Directors Raise Dividend by 6.7%; Increase Repurchase Authorization
Thursday November 15, 2007 
Company will repurchase an additional 2,329,498 of common shares.

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